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Saturday Habs Headlines: Now is not the time to trade Carey Price

In today’s links, the Canadiens shouldn’t trade Price, why Montreal is not performing as well as it should, and supporting the growth of women’s hockey.

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NHL: JAN 18 Golden Knights at Canadiens Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • With a plethora of goaltenders set to hit free agency at the end of this season, now would not be a good time to entertain the thought of trading Carey Price. [Sportsnet]
  • Despite posting solid underlying numbers, the Canadiens haven’t quite managed to translate that into positive results. [The Athletic]
  • Pierre McGuire believes that now is the right time for the Canadiens to provide more ice time for their young stars. [TSN 690]
  • Shea Weber was back in the arena where he scored his first career NHL goal, looking to skate away with a win in the hardest shot competition. [NHL]
  • ... Which he did. [EOTP]
  • Dale Weise’s steadfast determination and dedication has helped him keep his spot on the Canadiens and prolong his NHL career. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Paul Byron is encouraging fans to help support a good cause:

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The Great One appreciates the steps the NHL has taken to grow women’s hockey and hopes that this support will continue. [ESPN]
  • Wayne Gretzky also believes that Alex Ovechkin is capable of breaking his NHL goals record. [National Post]
  • What seems to be the reason behind the Dallas Stars’ scoring drought this season? [Defending Big D]
  • Goalies shouldn’t sweat it if their save percentages crater during the All-Star Game. [NHL]
  • Here’s a quick update on how all the Canadian NHL franchises are faring at the All-Star break. [The Star]